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News of the Day — 9/30/15

We had another successful land judging event yesterday with the FFA students! Seventeen schools participated, with a total of 161 participants. The top five scoring schools were McCook Central, Lennox, Rutland, Parker, and Marion. Well done, kids!

From the South Dakota Land Judging book:

“Land judging consists of measuring soil and land properties in the field, interpreting them, and then making intelligent land management decisions based on the measured and interpreted properties.

The ultimate objective in land judging is land classification. Once land is classified, you can make intelligent decisions concerning its use and management.”

If you would like to know more about how the land judging contest is conducted, the book can be viewed in its entirety HERE.


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